The Wenatchee World

Weather:

Weather

The latest extended forecast from The Weather Channel

Remove this weather forecast

Today

Hi74° Isolated Showers then Mostly Cloudy

Tonight

Lo54° Mostly Cloudy

Tuesday

Hi74° Mostly Sunny

Tuesday Night

Lo54° Mostly Cloudy

Wednesday

Hi71° Partly Sunny

Wednesday Night

Lo51° Partly Cloudy

Thursday

Hi70° Mostly Sunny

Thursday Night

Lo54° Slight Chance Showers

Friday

Hi67° Slight Chance Showers

Friday Night

Lo50° Slight Chance Showers then Partly Cloudy

Recent wine awards

Send to Kindle
Print This

Local wineries showed they can hang with the big guns when it comes to the king of wines.

Several North Central Washington wineries were rated Outstanding, Excellent or Recommended in a January judging of 139 Northwest Cabernet Sauvignons by Wine Press Northwest. The Tri-Cities-based wine magazine recently announced the competition's winners.

The local wines were competing with the likes of cabs from Leonetti Cellars, Woodward Canyon, Ste. Michelle, Columbia Crest and others that have ranked among the best in the world.

Local Cabernet Sauvignon's rated Outstanding" included:

Rio Vista, 2009, Chelan, $28

Lost River, 2008, Winthrop, $25

Milbrandt Vineyards, 2010 Estates Cabernet, Mattawa, $25

Milbrandt Vineyards, 2010 Traditions, Mattawa, $15

Wines receiving "Excellent" ratings included:

Jones of Washington, 2009 Wahluke Slope, Quincy, $17

Martin-Scott Winery, 2008, East Wenatchee, $23

Cave B Estate Winery, 2010 Ancient Lakes, George, $28

Wines receiving "Recommended" ratings included:

Jones of Washington, 2009 Jack's Reserve, Quincy, $30

Cave B Estate Winery, 2010 XXV, George, $38